President PCJ, Ashwani Kumar felicitating FTTI representative.
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JAMMU: Press Club of Jammu (PCJ) in collaboration with Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Pune and Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI) Kolkata (both Institutions under Ministry of Information and Broadcasting) on Tuesday organised the maiden admission seminar at Jammu.
Two representatives of the elite FTII, Pankaj Saxsena, senior faculty member, FTII Pune and Shubhashish Roy, Faculty Member, FTII, Pune participated and interacted with students from different schools, colleges and institutes of Jammu city.
The seminar began with the welcome address by the PCJ President, Ashwani Kumar and he detailed that how PCJ in collaboration with FTII has organised this maiden admission seminar in Jammu and how it will be fruitful in the coming years for the youth of Jammu, who are aspiring to be part of Bollywood in different means and want to adopt Film and Television world as a professional.
Director Information, Munir-Ul-Islam, while addressing the students and guest faculty members of FTII said and announced that scholarships will be given to the student of J and K, who get select for FTII courses for which entrance test is on February 18 and this is for the first time that Jammu is also among one of the examination centers. JET 2018 will be held on Sunday, February 18, 2018 in two sessions (forenoon and afternoon).
While elaborating the courses of the FTII and SRFTII, India’s two most reputed centres of film and television education, Saxsena and Roy detailed about the different courses and also how to apply.
As this is the first time both institutes have come together for a common entrance test, FTII is conducting Admission Seminars in various locations across the country. Such seminars will generate awareness about JET, about the increased number of courses on offer and provide an opportunity to prospective candidates to seek clarifications from FTII representatives who will be addressing such seminars.
“This year FTII is making special efforts to increase entrance test enrolment in regions such as Jammu & Kashmir where the candidate turn out is traditionally low,” said Bhupendra Kainthola announcing FTII’s plans to reach out to states with low turnout in FTII- SRFTI entrance tests.
While presenting vote of thanks, PCJ Secretary General Zorawar Singh Jamwal said that Jammu is having lot talent for acting and other TV and film related fields, but there is a need to give a proper shape to this young talent and FTII is the best option for them.
PCJ Secretary Finance, Dinesh Manhotra, senior journalist Sanjit Khajuria, Members Executive Committee, Ajay Bachloo, Vishal Bharti, Surjit Singh, Dinesh Mahajan, Nishkant Khajuria, Pawan Sharma and Deepak Khajuria also attended the seminar.
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